Metamorphosis and Transformation are concepts that are frequently explored in art, and the chrysalis is a popular motif used to signify it. While this is a well-trodden road, there is something so appealing about the magic of the process and its visual drama.
The contrast between the transparent casing and the graphic quality of the folded shape within is nature at its most perfect and enchanting. What is this sorcery?!
Thinking about this magic brings me to witchcraft. I’ve been investigating the nature of femininity and female strength and looking into the history of witchcraft feels like a logical progression.